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The Dreamer Awakes / Edition 1
     

The Dreamer Awakes / Edition 1

by Alice Kane
 

ISBN-10: 1551110474

ISBN-13: 9781551110479

Pub. Date: 05/08/1995

Publisher: Broadview Press

The late Alice Kane was born in Ireland in 1908. Moving with her parents to Canada in 1921, she was educated in New Brunswick and at McGill University in Montreal before beginning a career with the Toronto Public Library, where she had a major interest in fairy tales. After her retirement in 1973, she taught Children’s Literature at the

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The late Alice Kane was born in Ireland in 1908. Moving with her parents to Canada in 1921, she was educated in New Brunswick and at McGill University in Montreal before beginning a career with the Toronto Public Library, where she had a major interest in fairy tales. After her retirement in 1973, she taught Children’s Literature at the University of New Brunswick, then began a second career as a professional storyteller in association with the Storytellers School of Toronto. She was a featured performer at many storytelling events, including the American Storytelling Festival at Jonesborough, Tennessee. Her rich oral heritage is remembered in Songs and Sayings of and Ulster Childhood, edited by Edith Fowke (1983).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781551110479
Publisher:
Broadview Press
Publication date:
05/08/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
185
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction by Robert Bringhurst

To Seek a Fortune

  • Ivon Tortik
    The Tale of the Tsar Saltan and Prince Guidon
    The Golden Apples of Lough Erne

Bewitchment

  • The Woman of the Sea
    The Seven Wild Geese
    The Korrigan

To Lose a World

  • Green Willow
    The Golden Fly
    The Peach-Blossom Forest

Wives and Husbands

  • The Good Wife
    The Clever Wife
    The Lazy Barber’s Wife

Rebirth and Return

  • The Blue Faience Hippopotamus
    The Silver Sauver and the Transparent Apple
    Childe Rowland
    Tattercoats
    The Girl Who Took a Snake for a Husband

Epilogue: A Sword of Power, a Mother’s Blessing
Notes by Sean Kane
Acknowledgments

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